E-Resource News

Visual DX Cancelled

The School of Medicine Technology Committee has chosen not to renew Visual DX for the coming fiscal year. They were not seeing enough interest to continue the subscription. The Libraries provided access to the website but did not contribute financially to this product.

Link resolver currently unavailable in Google Scholar

The WebBridge LR link resolver is not available in Google Scholar at this time. We have reported the issue and will update when we have more information.

If you need assistance retrieving articles from Google Scholar or any other database, please contact us.

New Books Display June 2018 – Thieme Clinical Collection!

Our latest New Books Display highlights a few of the E-books in the Thieme Clinical Collections.

The Thieme Clinical Collections provide access to Thieme Publisher’s books for the medical specialties. The current collection includes over 600 books published from 2000-2017. Specialties include audiology, dentistry, gastroenterology, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, nuclear medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, ophthalmology, orthodontics, orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, orthopedic trauma, otolaryngology, otology, pathology, pediatric neurology, physical therapy, plastic surgery, radiology, surgery, urology, and more.

Thieme Clinical Collections These E-books and many more are included in the Thieme Clinical Collections.

If you have any questions about the collection or how to access our E-book collections, do not hesitate to contact a library staff member over chat, email, phone, or in person.

STAT!Ref Dental ebook Collection Cancelled

We are cancelling the STAT!Ref dental ebook collection due to the very high cost and lack of funds.  This collection will no longer be available in STAT!Ref as of July 1st.  We are currently working on replacing the content in other online formats and/or in print, so some titles from the cancelled collection will eventually be available again.  Please contact the Dental Library for a list of those titles, or for information on other related resources.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!

Downtime for Web of Science

Due to scheduled maintenance, Web of Science may be unavailable from 7 pm on Saturday, June 2nd, until 7 pm on Sunday, June 3rd. Their site says that access may be intermittent during this block of time. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest you plan your research schedule according. Or better yet, just enjoy an evening off. You’ve earned it!

June Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Almukhtar R, Armenta AM, Martin J, Goodwin BP, Vincent B, Lee B, Dacso MM. Delayed diagnosis of post-surgical pyoderma gangrenosum: A multicenter case series and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;44152-156.
  2. Chen Y, Hui-Yi Lin , Tseng T, Wen H, DeVivo MJ. Racial differences in data quality and completeness: Spinal cord injury model systems’ experiences. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 2018;24(2):110-120.
  3. Chu QD, Zhou M, Peddi P, Medeiros KL, Wu X,Outcomes in real-world practice are different than cooperative trial for elderly patients with early breast cancer treated with adjuvant radiation therapy. Surgery. 2018 Jun;163(6):1213-1219. .
  4. Danos DM, Ferguson TF, Simonsen NR, Leonardi C, Yu Q, Wu XC, Scribner RA. Neighborhood disadvantage and racial disparities in colorectal cancer incidence: A population-based study in louisiana. Ann Epidemiol. 2018;28(5):316-321.e2.
  5. Gould HJ,3rd, Norleans J, Ward TD, Reid C, Paul D. Selective lysis of breast carcinomas by simultaneous stimulation of sodium channels and blockade of sodium pumps. 2018;9(21):15606-15615.
  6. Meier ER, Johnson T, Pinkney K, Velez MC, Kamani N, Odame I. Access to hematopoietic stem cell transplant for patients with sickle cell anemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;e27105.
  7. Sheahan M, Ma X, Paik D, Obuchowski NA, St Pierre S, Newman WP,3rd, Rae G, Perlman ES, Rosol M, Keith JC,Jr, Buckler AJ. Atherosclerotic plaque tissue: Noninvasive quantitative assessment of characteristics with software-aided measurements from conventional CT angiography. Radiology. 2018 Feb;286(2):622-631.
  8. Zamjahn JB, Beyer EO, Alig KL, Mercante DE, Carter KL, Gunaldo TP. Increasing awareness of the roles, knowledge, and skills of respiratory therapists through an interprofessional education experience. Respir Care. 2018;63(5):510-518.

AccessMedicine Downtime

We received notification from McGraw-Hill Education that they will be doing scheduled server maintenance this weekend.  As a result, the AccessMedicine sites will be unavailable from 7 pm Saturday, June 2nd, until 1 am Sunday, June 3rd.  You will not be able to access the databases or any ebooks in our catalog that link to their website during those six hours.

The fine folks at McGraw-Hill have apologized for any inconvenience.  Please plan your research efforts according.

Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

What happens when health-related issues and cartoons merge? A National Library of Medicine exhibit called, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.  The exhibit will open next week, May 21st-June 8th, in the John P. Isché Library Commons. Learn about the latest medical oriented graphic novels and where to find them. After a three week run in the Commons, the display will then arrive at the Dental Campus for the following dates of June 13th-29th. So, check out the National Library of Medicine exhibition; “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for May

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

Cajigas-Loyola SC, Miller RL, Spieler B, Carbonella G. Mycotic pulmonary artery aneurysm mimicking a Rasmussen aneurysm. Ochsner J. 2018;18(1):104-107.
Guevara M, Kollipara CS. Recent advances in giant cell arteritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2018;20(5):25-018-0737-1.
Jeyakumar A, Begue RE, Jiang Y, McKinnon BJ. Cochlear implant provider awareness of vaccination guidelines. Laryngoscope. 2018;[epub] doi:10.1002/lary.27117.
McFarlin A. What to do when babies turn blue: Beyond the basic brief resolved unexplained event. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2018;36(2):335-347.
Pannuti A, Filipovic A, Hicks C, Lefkowitz E, Ptacek T, Stebbing J, Miele L. Novel putative drivers revealed by targeted exome sequencing of advanced solid tumors. PLoS One. 2018;13(3):e0194790.
Petrauskas LA, Vaitaitis VJ, Mundinger G, Sheahan C, Poole J, Kanotra SP. Open resection and laryngotracheal reconstruction in a case of subglottic hemangioma in PHACE syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;108:186-189.
Tartavoulle TM, Karpinski AC, Aubin A, Kluger BM, Distler O, Saketkoo LA. Multidimensional fatigue in pulmonary hypertension: Prevalence, severity and predictors. ERJ Open Res. 2018;4(1):10.1183/23120541.00079-2017. eCollection 2018 Jan.
Yu Q, Medeiros KL, Wu X, Jensen RE. Nonlinear predictive models for multiple mediation analysis: With an application to explore ethnic disparities in anxiety and depression among cancer survivors. Psychometrika. 2018;4:00079-2017.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

DentalCheck App from CDC Helps Infection Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released the DentalCheck app!

Dental health care personnel can use this app to periodically assess infection prevention and control practices in their facility and ensure they are meeting the minimum expectations for safe care. The infection prevention coordinator and other staff are encouraged to use this app at least annually to review policies and observe patient-care practices. DentalCheck is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices.

Click HERE for more info!

Dental health care worker checking tablet and smiling

ScienceDirect EBS Collection – Time Is Running Out!

Have you had a chance to explore the special ScienceDirect EBS Collection? This multi-faceted collection of over 5000 ebooks will only be available until the end of June, so what are you waiting for? The topics covered in this exciting group of texts range from earth sciences to psychiatry, computer science to dentistry, farming to pharmacology, engineering to surgery, criminology to physical therapy.  There are books on advances in data analytics, mathematics, genetics, pediatrics, geriatrics, forensics, diagnostics, and analgesics. You will find current editions by some familiar authors, as well as some possibly more obscure texts by new, cutting-edge researchers, with publication dates ranging from 2013 to the present.

We have just 3 months left to explore all the possibilities offered by this collection.  At the end of June, most of these ebooks will disappear.  Only the most used items will be added to our permanent ebook collection.  So take this opportunity to make your voice heard.  Explore the various categories and find that hidden gem. Click now! There’s no time to lose!

Update: Link resolver working in Scopus

The WebBridge LR link resolver is working again in Scopus. The provider of that database was able to find a fix for the issue.

If you need assistance with Scopus, the link resolver, or any other Library resources, please contact us.

Thieme Changing Platform for the E-book Library Database

On March 1st the database “Thieme E-Book Library” will have a new name and a new look.  Thieme is moving this database to a new platform and updating its interface to become MedOne Education.

The Library worker bees are hustling to make the necessary updates to the links in our catalog.  If you have problems accessing anything in the collection previously known as Thieme E-Book Library, please contact your reference liaison.

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) E-book Collection

As part of our New Books Display this month, we are highlighting the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) E-book Collection from Ovid Books. The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), based in Australia and one of the premier evidence-based practice organizations in the world, has developed an evidence-based practice model that is considered a benchmark in the healthcare industry.

This E-book series of 24 titles provides you with the tools you need to:

– Understand the JBI model of evidence-based healthcare

– Appraise qualitative and quantitative research

– Appraise evidence from intervention and diagnostic accuracy studies

– Learn ways to minimize risks from adverse events

Each of these book authors has been carefully selected for their expertise in the topic area.

The following titles are included in the JBI E-book Collection:

  • CAN-Implement©: Planning for Best-Practice Implementation
  • Clinical Wisdom and Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Comparison of Meta-Aggregation and Meta-Ethnography as Qualitative Review Methods, A
  • Critically Appraising Evidence for Healthcare
  • Guideline Adaptation: Conducting Systematic, Exhaustive, and Reproducible Searches
  • Historical Emergence of Qualitative Synthesis, The
  • Implementing Evidence Using an Action Research Framework
  • International Collaboration in Translational Health Science
  • Knowledge Translation in Healthcare
  • Mixed Methods Approach to Evidence Synthesis, A
  • Public Engagement in Translating Knowledge to Action
  • Stakeholder Engagement: The Role of Tacit Knowledge and Value Statements in Translation Science
  • Statistics for Systematic Review Authors
  • Synthesis of Prevalence and Incidence Data, The
  • Synthesizing Descriptive Evidence
  • Synthesizing Economic Evidence
  • Synthesizing Evidence from Narrative, Text and Opinion
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Diagnostic Accuracy
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Harm
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Risk
  • Synthesizing Qualitative Evidence
  • Synthesizing Quantitative Evidence
  • Translation Science and the JBI Model of Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Turning Knowledge into Action: Practical Guidance on How to Do Integrated Knowledge Translation Research

If you would like to read any of the E-books from this collection, search for the title in our library catalog (INNOPAC), access Ovid Books, or search our E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List. If you have any questions or would like assistance, do not hesitate to speak to a member of our Circulation Staff.

February New Books Display: We Love E-books!

The New Books Display this month highlights some of our newest E-books available through Ovid. If you would like information on how to access E-books, the circulation staff would be happy to assist you. Please check out our display on the 3rd floor of the Isché Library!

These books and many more are available for online access:

Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit: the Clinical Essentials by Thomas F. Freddo and Edward Chaum

Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast, 3rd ed. by Stuart J. Schnitt and Laura C. Collins.

Clinical Wisdom and Evidence-Based Healthcare by Alan Pearson -Part of the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Collection.

Eye Pathology: An Atlas and Text, 3rd ed. by Ralph C. Eagle, Jr.

Henrich’s Principles and Practice of Dialysis, 5th ed.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine, 5th ed.

Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice, 15th ed.

A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia, 2nd ed. by Robert S. Holzman

A Practical Approach to Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine, 5th ed.

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th ed.

Rosen’s Diagnosis of Breast Pathology by Needle Core Biopsy, 4th ed. by Edi Brogi

Te Linde’s Operative Gynecology, 11th ed.

The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management, 5th ed.

These E-books and more are available through Ovid E-books. Please contact a library staff member if you would like assistance in accessing our E-book collection.